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Mason Economist on How Little We Know

Mason Economist on How Little We Know

Russ Roberts offers keen insight and wisdom in The Economists' Voice, a publication of the Berkeley Electronic Press. The summary: "If only preventing financial crashes were as straightforward as preventing airlines crashes. Russell Roberts explains the implications for future financial reform."

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VIDEO: Colleges Announce Winners of Award for Scholarship

VIDEO: Colleges Announce Winners of Award for Scholarship

Economics professor Tyler Cowen is the 2009 recipient of the Award for Scholarship. He will be recognized at the Celebration of Scholarship on October 2 along with Professor Jagadish Shukla, the recipient of the College of Science Award for Scholarship. This year's recipients are featured in a slide-show.

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Dr. Vernon Smith Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics

Dr. Vernon Smith Awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics

Along with Dr. Daniel Kahneman, Dr. Smith was given this award "for having established laboratory experiments as a tool in empirical economic analysis, especially in the study of alternative market mechanisms." To hear Dr. Smith's Nobel Prize lecture and other resources please visit the Nobel e-Museum's website.